Debby Shapiro started her career as a nurse in 1983. Seven years later, after practicing in numerous settings, she sought out a medical practice that was truly holistic. After being exposed to Chinese medical theory during an Acupressure training she pursued her Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego , CA. She graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1993. Upon arrival in Colorado she began practicing and teaching many different aspects of Chinese medicine. She maintains a private practice, has worked in several Integrated Medicine and Detox clinics, and continues to teach at the Southwest Acupuncture College in Boulder, CO. In her spare time she loves to cook foods from around the world, read a variety of different subjects, visit with friends, and spend time in beautiful places.